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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <ge...@apache.org>
Subject Re: svn commit: r216087 - in /geronimo/branches/v1_0_M4-QA: BUILDING.txt NOTICE.txt PROPOSAL.txt README.txt STATUS
Date Wed, 13 Jul 2005 02:02:56 GMT
a) Why can't we create M4 so the source distro actually compiles?   
isn't that the point?

b) Can we get rid of the snapshots to allow a) ?

geir

On Jul 12, 2005, at 9:55 PM, ammulder@apache.org wrote:

> Author: ammulder
> Date: Tue Jul 12 18:55:04 2005
> New Revision: 216087
>
> URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs?rev=216087&view=rev
> Log:
> Basic documentation updates for M4
>
> Removed:
>     geronimo/branches/v1_0_M4-QA/NOTICE.txt
>     geronimo/branches/v1_0_M4-QA/PROPOSAL.txt
>     geronimo/branches/v1_0_M4-QA/STATUS
> Modified:
>     geronimo/branches/v1_0_M4-QA/BUILDING.txt
>     geronimo/branches/v1_0_M4-QA/README.txt
>
> Modified: geronimo/branches/v1_0_M4-QA/BUILDING.txt
> URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs/geronimo/branches/v1_0_M4-QA/ 
> BUILDING.txt?rev=216087&r1=216086&r2=216087&view=diff
> ====================================================================== 
> ========
> --- geronimo/branches/v1_0_M4-QA/BUILDING.txt (original)
> +++ geronimo/branches/v1_0_M4-QA/BUILDING.txt Tue Jul 12 18:55:04 2005
> @@ -1,12 +1,13 @@
>  Welcome to Geronimo
>  ===================
>
> -To build me please install Maven from here - version 1.0.2 or later.
> +To build me please install Maven (version 1.0.2 or later) from:
>
>      http://maven.apache.org/
>
>  In addition you should have JDK 1.4.x installed with JAVA_HOME
> -environment defined to point to this JDK.
> +environment defined to point to this JDK.  The current build of
> +Geronimo is known to have problems under JDK 1.5.x.
>
>  In the following examples, '$>' is your prompt, so if you see
>  '$> maven', at your prompt, type in 'maven' (without the quotes)
>
> Modified: geronimo/branches/v1_0_M4-QA/README.txt
> URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs/geronimo/branches/v1_0_M4-QA/ 
> README.txt?rev=216087&r1=216086&r2=216087&view=diff
> ====================================================================== 
> ========
> --- geronimo/branches/v1_0_M4-QA/README.txt (original)
> +++ geronimo/branches/v1_0_M4-QA/README.txt Tue Jul 12 18:55:04 2005
> @@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
>  ======================================================
> -Apache Geronimo milestone build M3  (Nov 10, 2004)
> +Apache Geronimo milestone build M4  (July, 2005)
>
>  http://geronimo.apache.org/
>  ------------------------------------------------------
> @@ -22,18 +22,30 @@
>   not yet functional.  We wrote those up to save you time trying to  
> get
>   things to work we know are not implemented.
>
> -
>  ___________________
>  Installation
>  ===================
>
> - If you've downloaded and unpacked a binary distribution of Geronimo,
> - then you are finished with installation.  Note that the source
> - distribution is provided for reference purposes, but you may not
> - actually be able to build a working server from it -- it refers to
> - snapshot versions of some third-party libraries which might have
> - changed since the time M3 was originally built.
> -
> + If you've downloaded and unpacked a .zip or .tar.gz binary
> + distribution of Geronimo, then you are finished with installation.
> + These distributions are quite easy to install, but do not allow you
> + to customize the server configuration (such as by changing listen
> + ports).
> +
> + There is also an installer package available.  This is an executable
> + JAR that you run to start the install routine.  This package lets
> + you customize ports and the default administrative login during the
> + installation process.
> +
> +___________________
> +Source Code
> +===================
> +
> + Note that the source distribution is provided for reference  
> purposes,
> + but you may not actually be able to build a working server from  
> it --
> + it refers to snapshot versions of some third-party libraries which
> + might have changed since the time M4 was originally built.  We are
> + attempting to resolve this for future releases.
>
>  ___________________
>  Geronimo Home
> @@ -48,7 +60,6 @@
>   The GERONIMO_HOME directory is referred to in various parts of the
>   documentation, so it's good to remember where it is.
>
> -
>  ___________________
>  Deploying
>  ===================
> @@ -62,13 +73,12 @@
>     C:\geronimo> java -jar bin\deployer.jar deploy myWebapp.war
>     C:\geronimo> java -jar bin\deployer.jar deploy myApp.ear
>
> - Notice that the deployer.jar is capable of handling a number of
> - different archive types; rar, war, ejb jar, and EAR.
> -
>   The deployer will prompt you for a username and password; the
>   default administrative account has username "system" and password
>   "manager".
>
> + Notice that the deployer.jar is capable of handling a number of
> + different archive types; rar, war, ejb jar, and EAR.
>
>  ___________________
>  Starting
> @@ -85,6 +95,9 @@
>     c:\geronimo> java -jar bin\deployer.jar start \
>                            org/apache/geronimo/DebugConsole
>
> + Again, this will prompt you for a username and password, which
> + default to "system" and "manager", respectively.
> +
>   Then you can access the debug console by pointing your browser to:
>
>     http://localhost:8080/debug-tool/
> @@ -97,19 +110,37 @@
>   So, no matter what operating system you're on, the URI will  
> always look
>   similar to the one above.
>
> -
> +___________________
> +Startup/Log Output
> +===================
> +
> + By default, the server provides a progress indicator while it  
> starts,
> + and generally does not provide very detailed output to the  
> console.  If
> + you'd like more detailed output, you can start the server with a
> + command like this:
> +
> +   C:\geronimo> java -jar bin\server.jar -v      (show INFO to  
> console)
> +   C:\geronimo> java -jar bin\server.jar -vv     (show DEBUG to  
> console)
> +
> + Note that all DEBUG and higher out will be saved to the log file
> + $GERONIMO_HOME/var/log/geronimo.log in any case -- the switches  
> above
> + just alter the console output.
> +
> + You may also suppress the progress bar without altering the default
> + console log level (WARN) by using the -quiet flag on the command  
> line.
> +
>  ___________________
>  Support
>  ===================
>
>   Any problems with this release can be reported to the Geronimo
> - mailing list or Jira issue tracker.
> + user mailing list or Jira issue tracker.
>
>   Mailing list archive:
> - http://nagoya.apache.org/eyebrowse/SummarizeList?listId=140
> + http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/geronimo-user/
>
>   Mailing list subscription:
> - dev-subscribe@geronimo.apache.org
> + user-subscribe@geronimo.apache.org
>
>   Jira:
>   http://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/BrowseProject.jspa?id=10220
>
>
>

-- 
Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437
geirm@apache.org



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